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FAM­ILY FUN FRI­DAY: Crafts, games, a short God-talk or video and song fol­lowed by din­ner and dessert for the chil­dren, tea, cof­fee and cake for the adults, 2nd Fri­day of each month, 4.30 - 6.30pm, St Al­bans Church, Al­bert St. Gold coin do­na­tion ap­pre­ci­ated. MIL­SON GIRLS’ BRIGADE:

Af­ford­able ac­tiv­i­ties for girls - sum­mer pro­gramme start­ing soon. Com­pa­nies also in Hokowhitu, High­bury/Ta¯karo on Tues­days. En­quiries Joanne 355 3124/ girls­bri­gade.nz.


For par­ents es­tranged from their adult chil­dren, 10.30am, first Mon­day of each month. En­quiries Es­trangedPar­ents33@gmail.com/ 353 7742/ 323 3034.

MAINLY MU­SIC: Mu­si­cal fun for pre-school­ers fol­lowed by morn­ing tea and play, 10am, Thurs­days. Chris­tian Com­mu­nity Church, 54 Pas­cal St, $3 per fam­ily, first visit free. En­quiries 357 8925.

TE AWE AWE SCOUTS: Keas (Year 1-3) Tues­days 5.30 - 6.30pm, Cubs (Year 4-6) Mon­days 6 - 7.30pm, Scouts (Year 6-10), Wed­nes­days 6.30 - 8.30pm. En­quiries Daniel 022 065 0946/ daniel­strat­ton@gmail.com.

STEINER PLAY­GROUP: Teacher co-or­di­nated, small, friendly, play­group. Ba­bies and chil­dren up to six. Free-play with nat­u­ral toys, cir­cle time, story, morn­ing tea, ev­ery Tues­day dur­ing termtime, 9.30am - midday, Matariki Ru­dolf Steiner Kinder­garten, 187 Ruahine St, $2. FAM­ILY/WHA¯NAU MORN­ING:

Fri­days dur­ing termtime for preschool­ers un­der 3 and care­givers. Mu­sic, dance and games, morn­ing tea pro­vided, $2. 8.30am - 12.30pm, Te Aroha Noa Com­mu­nity Ser­vices, Brent­wood Ave, High­bury. En­quiries Vikki Gibbs 358 2259.

GIRL GUIDES: Fun, ad­ven­ture, life skills and friend­ship, for girls aged 5 - 18. En­quiries 0800 22 22 92.


Tues­days, 10am. $3 per fam­ily, new fam­i­lies wel­come, Life Church, 590 Feather­ston St. En­quiries Pip McCracken 027 408 6955.

TWINKLE TOES: Mu­sic, move­ment and morn­ing tea for pre-school­ers, par­ents and care­givers, Mil­son Com­bined Church Hall, cnr Mil­son Line and Pur­die Pl, 9.30am, Fri­days. $20 per term, $3 ca­sual per fam­ily. En­quiries Anne 355 3128.

TWINKLETOES: Mu­sic, move­ment & morn­ing tea for un­der 5s, 10am Tues­days and Wed­nes­days, St Matthews 109 Col­lege St, Awa­puni. Gold coin per child. En­quiries Jac­qui 021 057 6722,


AWA­PUNI MORN­ING TEA: Ev­ery Thurs­day dur­ing school term, 10am to 11am. Ca­sual morn­ing tea with oc­ca­sional speak­ers or ac­tiv­i­ties. All wel­come. Awa­puni Li­brary, Col­lege St. Call 356 7634. MIL­SON RE­BUS CLUB: For friend­ship, out­ings, ac­tiv­i­ties and guest speak­ers, 4th Wed­nes­day ev­ery month, 9.45am PN Bridge Club cnr Cook and Cuba St. En­quiries Tony 350 3031 or Mar­garet 356 9872. RE­BUS CLUB of PALMER­STON

NORTH: New mem­bers wel­come for good com­pany, great talks and out­ings, 9.30am, Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, 569 Fer­gu­son St, 1st Tues­day each month. En­quiries Dean 354 5795/ Allan 358 5985.

500 ON FRI­DAYS: A fun evening of cards 1st, 3rd and 5th Fri­days each month, 6.45pm, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cuba and Cook St, $5 in­cludes light re­fresh­ments. En­quiries Jo 357 4910/ 021 139 5367. FREE MONEY MAN­AGE­MENT COURSE: Man­age debt, live within your means and save, 1 - 2.45pm Wed­nes­days, March 7, 14, 21, St Matthews, 109 Col­lege St, Awa­puni. Reg­is­ter with Rosie 021 933 624/

of­fice@stmatthewspn.org.nz AGE FRIENDLY PALMER­STON NORTH: Con­sul­ta­tion meet­ing, 2 -4pm, Thurs­day, March 15, PNCC. RSVP by March 10, jo.brew@en­able.co.nz/ 353 5807/ rose.boddy@eas­ieliv­ing.co.nz/ 353 5807.

TE REO: Te Ataarangi Maori lan­guage classes, High­bury Whanau Cen­tre, 6 - 9pm, Thurs­days. En­quiries Tahi 022 431 9354.

RE­UNION: Glen Oroua School & District Re­union, March 23 - 25 for all past and present Glen Oroua pupils, par­ents, staff, Glen Oroua School, 200 San­sons Road. Con­tact Lyn­don 06 329 7863 or email regis­tra­tion@glenoroua.school.nz to reg­is­ter. WOMENS SER­VICE CLUB:

Palmer­ston North In­ner Wheel meets 3rd Thurs­day each month, 5.45pm Whar­erata, Massey Univer­sity. En­quiries Dorothy 354 7024. 500 ON FRI­DAYS: A fun evening of cards 1st, 3rd and 5th Fri­days each month, 6.45pm, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cuba and Cook St, $5 in­cludes light re­fresh­ments. En­quiries Jo 357 4910/ 021 139 5367. MEET­ING POINT: Crafts, knit­ting, sewing, cro­chet­ing, paint­ing, bud­get cook­ing, tai chi, cards, morn­ing tea, St David’s Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, cnr Main and Rain­forth Sts (opp Memorial Park), 10am to 12noon, Tues­days from Fe­bru­ary 20. Gold coin koha. En­quiries 358 3246.

MED­I­TA­TION: Weekly drop-in

classes with Gen Demo, Wed­nes­days, 7 - 8.30pm, Amitabha Bud­dhist Cen­tre, 174 Al­bert St. En­quiries med­i­tat­in­palmer­ston­north.org/ 355 3524. TE REO: Free begin­ners course in Te Reo Ma¯ori, Mon­days, Fe­bru­ary 5 - April 13, July 23 - Septem­ber 24, 6 - 8.30pm; Thurs­days, Fe­bru­ary 8 - April 12, 3.15 - 5.15pm, UCOL, Princess St. En­quiries ucol.ac.nz/ 0800 GO UCOL. FRIEND­SHIP AND OUT­INGS: The

Mid-City Probus Club of­fers com­pan­ion­ship, day trips, guest speak­ers with other re­tirees. First Tues­day each month, 9.30am, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cook and Cuba St. En­quires Mar­garet 357 1925.

ITAL­IANO: Ital­ian con­ver­sa­tion classes, begin­ners Tues­days, Feild­ing Li­brary and Thurs­days in PN. In­ter­me­di­ate classes, PN, Wed­nes­days. En­quiries Bev 027 278 3120/ Vick­iWills, Feild­ing Li­brary.

CHESS: Manawatu¯ Knights Chess Club meets Tues­days, 5.30pm, Hokowhitu Bowl­ing Club, Al­bert St. En­quiries Mark Noble 323 7003/ 027 338 2040 MIND­FUL­NESS MED­I­TA­TION:

Non-sec­tar­ian group med­i­ta­tion with Dr Douglas Osto (Ph D) $5; un­waged $3, Tues­days 6 - 7 pm, Theo­soph­i­cal So­ci­ety, 304 Church St. En­quiries Anthea 353 6221/ pn@theos­o­phy.org.nz AHIMATE RE­SERVE COM­MU­NITY: Former­lyWaitoe­toe Re­serve Com­mu­nity, plant na­tive trees, shrubs, fruit and nut trees; re­store na­tive veg­e­ta­tion, re­lease and mulch plants, re­move weeds. Work­ing bees, last Sun­day of each month, 10am to noon. En­quiries Jenny 358 2905/ Heather 354 1765.

PIT PARK PEO­PLE: Work­ing par­ties ev­ery third Sun­day of the month, 1.30 - 3.30pm, Pit Park, Feather­ston St, Roslyn. En­quiries 354 0062/ face­book.com/ pit­park.palmer­ston­north

HOUSIE: RSA Wel­fare Trust Tues­day housie recom­mences Fe­bru­ary 13, 2018. En­quiries Jac­quie Jones 356 7673. IPU TOASTMASTER’S CLUB:

Be­come con­fi­dent, speak­ing in front of peo­ple and have fun, IPU Se­nior Com­mon Room, 7pm, Thurs­days from Fe­bru­ary 1, 2018. En­quiries He­lena 354 0313/ 021 107 2814.

AL­TRUSA IN­TER­NA­TIONAL: A women-only group fo­cused on

pro­mot­ing lit­er­acy in the com­mu­nity, meets 2nd Thurs­day of the month. En­quiries Fiona 357 0199.

EVENING FLORA: In­for­mal flo­ral art club, se­cond Tues­day each month, 7.30pm, Awa­puni Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. En­quiries Liz 356 7654/ Colleen 357 2185. IT’S OUR FUTUREMANAWATU¯ : Monthly meet­ing for any­one in­ter­ested in be­com­ing in­volved in en­vi­ron­men­tal and so­cial con­cerns that af­fect our lo­cal, re­gional or wider com­mu­nity. First Thurs­day each month, next meet­ing Thurs­day, Septem­ber 5, 6.30 – 8pm, FX Theatre, Square Edge. RE­BUS CLUBMANAWATU¯ : First Wed­nes­day each month 9.45am, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cook and Cuba St. En­quiries Goff 356 2968.

PN RSA: Club night for mem­bers, part­ners,visi­tors, 4 - 7pm, Wed­nes­days, Dis­tinc­tion Ho­tel, Camp­bell St en­trance. En­quiries Mon and Fri 1 - 4pm, 354 8271.


Meets Quaker Hall, 227 Col­lege St, ev­ery 2nd Fri­day of the month, 1.30pm. En­quiries 358 2611.

RAISE UP CREW: En­thu­si­as­tic, mo­ti­vated com­mu­nity-minded young peo­ple aged 14-24 years-old wanted for crew mem­ber­ship. En­quiries Jenn Chap­man, youth work co-or­di­na­tor, YMCA Cen­tral 358 8921/ 0800 YMCA 4 U/ 027 504 4194/ jenn.chap­man@ym­ca­cen­tral.org.nz

HOKOWHITU RE­BUS CLUB: Guest speak­ers, out­ings; din­ners, day-trips, ac­tiv­i­ties, friend­ship. Visi­tors and new mem­bers wel­come. First Thurs­day each month, 9.15am. Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, 569 Fer­gu­son St. En­quiries: Carolyne 354 7609.


Morn­ing tea, 9.30am fol­lowed by a va­ri­ety of speak­ers, 10am ev­ery third Tues­day, Awa­puni Com­mu­nity Hall, Newbury St. En­quiries Peggy 357 5600.

CHRIS­TIAN OUT­REACH: Look­ing for peo­ple in­ter­ested in join­ing a monthly out­reach group meet­ing. En­quiries 027 558 6806.

AL­TER­NA­TIVES TO VI­O­LENCE PROJECT: Prac­ti­cal and fun work­shop, Quaker Meet­ing House. Reg­is­ter 353 7742/ Jacque.Aldridge@gmail.com

St Mark’s is hold­ing its Op Shop Garage Sale on Satur­day morn­ing.

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